• Events

    Scanning the horizon for 2018: what's next in cyber and space?

    19 December 2017. 

    Tuesday 19 December, 3.30–5.30pm EST
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Sean Kanuck, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    Todd Harrison, Director of Defense Budget Analysis; Director of Aerospace Security Project; Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS–Americas

  • Expert Commentary

    China's State Security Strategy: 'everyone is responsible'

    14 December 2017.  Government education campaigns underscore how Beijing demands loyalty to the party and state from every sector of society — including security forces, party members and the general population.

  • Survival

    How Will the Islamic State Endure?

    20 November 2017.  The Islamic State after the caliphate may yet inspire more and increasing violence.

  • Survival

    Book Reviews

    20 November 2017.  Counter-terrorism and Intelligence Jonathan Stevenson
    Europe Hanns W. Maull
    United States David C. Unger

  • Survival

    The Thick Red Line: Implications of the 2013 Chemical-Weapons Crisis for Deterrence and Transatlantic Relations

    20 November 2017.  Whether or not American policy after the 2013 Syrian chemical-weapons attack was wise, its execution was bungled, causing unnecessary harm to the US–France relationship.

  • Survival

    The End of Cyber Norms

    20 November 2017.  This summer, a nearly seven-year process to write the rules that should guide state activity in cyberspace came to a halt.

  • Events

    China and the world after the 19th party congress

    14 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 14 November, 12–1pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Nigel Inkster, Senior Adviser, IISS
    Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphi Books, IISS

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 3, Part IV: Resurgence of Information Warfare

    18 September 2017. 

    Russia’s intense interest in probing Western civilian-communications infrastructure in recent years suggests that it is preparing to deny adversaries access to the information space in times of crisis.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 11: North America

    06 September 2017. 

    The transactional mindset that served President Donald Trump so well in his business career appears ill-suited to international relations; this is particularly the case at a time when the US faces a revanchist Russia and a rising China increasingly jealous of American influence in the Asia-Pacific.

  • Survival

    Can Israel Survive Without America?

    17 July 2017.  Those blithely advocating Israeli independence from the United States should be careful what they wish for.

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